Saturday, July 25, 2009

Quantum Racing - Team Talk

Behind the scene pep talk to the troops during the Audi MedCup.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Wind"ed"Quest crossing the finish

Windquest, the Max Z86 yacht owned and sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos has finished the 101st running of the Chicago-to-Mackinac race.
The first turbo to finish the 333-mile race, Windquest posted an elapsed time of 47 hours, 57 minutes, 40 seconds and has a corrected time of 72:42:32.
Sailing out of Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, Windquest was the sixth boat to reach the finish line at Mackinac Island, although the first finisher, DogDayz, had an elapsed time of 64:40:04.The crew aboard Windquest included Mark Koetje, Jim Stone, Gene Dejong, Dalton DeVos, Tom Giesler, Bill Sleeman, Brent Ruhne, Caleb Borchers, Scott Gregory, Nate Smith, Andre Cape, Ryan DeVos, Bruan Janney, Scott, Reininger, Farley Fontenot, Bob Schermer, Mark Pinney, Robbie Young, Ted Etheridge, Brian McInnes and Drew Wierda.

article by The Grand Rapids Press

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Russell Coutts comments on Alinghi 5

Russell Coutts, CEO and skipper of BMW Oracle, is currently in Malcesine, Italy, racing with Larry Ellison on his team's RC44 yacht. After the day's races he made a VERY brief comment on Alinghi's new catamaran, Alinghi 5. He didn't really say much, but here is the video, just for the record.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Video: James Spithill comments further on Alinghi's new catamaran, Alinghi 5

James Spithill comments on Alinghi's new catamaran, Alinghi 5. Hyères, 5 July 2009. Video copyright iShares Cup